Reading his Darwin, Marx, Wagner: Critique of a Heritage was transformative for me.
Johnson’s work is not strictly speaking a biography; it is a historian’s assessment of modern evolutionary theory and the man behind it.
Darwin by the late 1870s began to worry about his cozy relationships with noteworthy atheists.
Even since the publication of Ken Miller’s Finding Darwin’s God, the leading spokesman for theistic evolution has claimed to have found deity in “the coherent power of Darwin’s great idea.”
Wallace’s teleological views on nature starkly contrast with those of his materialistic colleague Darwin.